2018 Conference Highlights
NEW for 2018
The Business Opportunity Exchange (trade show) will be held on Tuesday this year. Please take note of this critical change from previous conferences.
Awards Banquet 2018
Awards presentations for:
- Suppliers of the Year
- Corporation of the Year
- Regional Council of the Year
Farewell Reception 2018
Immediately following the Awards Banquet, we bid farewell to Austin and set our sights on the 2019 conference.
9:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Corporate Plus® Co-Chair
About the Conference
The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in Austin, Texas, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.
This one-of-a-kind event features:
- Thousands of corporate executives, procurement professionals and Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners
- More than 20 targeted sessions and workshops
- A one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths
- A black-tie Awards Banquet
- Endless opportunities to network, network, network!